Learning the lingo..acronyms


Sooo...I borrowed this from the TTC group. Please let me know if you'd to have something added!


AI = Artificial Insemination


AF = Aunt Flo (period) 


AP - Attached parenting

ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology


BBB= Buy Buy Baby
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BD = Baby Dance (sex)
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive


BF - breastfeed/ing                                                                                      BM= Breastmilk or bowel movement                                                                 BRU= Babies-R-Us
BW, b/w = Bloodwork or Babywearing


C# = Cycle Number
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
CP = Cervical Position
CPFM = ClearPlan Fertility Monitor


DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
Dx = Diagnosis


DS= Dear Son


DD= Dear Daughter


DTD= Doing the deed (sex)


EB, EMB = Endometrial Biopsy


EBF - exclusively breastfed
EDD = Estimated Due Date
ENDO = Endometriosis
EPT = Early Pregnancy Test
EW, EWCM = Eggwhite Cervical Mucus


FF= Fertility Friend or Formula feeding


FHR = Fetal Heart Rate/
FM = Fertility Monitor
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone


FX= Fingers Crossed


HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HRT = Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram


ICI = Intra-cervical Insemination
IF = Infertility
IUI = Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization


KU = Knocked Up


LAP = Laparoscopy


L&D= Labor and delivery

LMP = Last Menstrual Period (start date)


LO= Little One
LSP = Low Sperm Count

MC, m/c = Miscarriage
MIFT = Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer
MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging


MS, m/s = morning sickness


MW=Midwife
NP = Nurse Practitioner


NST= Non Stress Test


O = Ovulation
OB = Obstetrician
OB/GYN = Obstetrician/Gynecologist
OC = Oral Contraceptives
OPK Ovulation Predictor Kit
OPT = Ovulation Predictor Test
OTC = Over The Counter


PA = Physician's Assistant
PCOS = Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PCP = Primary Care Physician
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome


POAS= Pee on a Stick


PP= postpartum
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist

RI = Reproductive Immunologist
Rx = Prescription


SA = Semen Analysis


TTC = Trying to Conceive


TWW or 2WW= Two week wait


UR = Urologist
US, u/s = Ultrasound
UTI = Urinary Tract Infection


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